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Asian Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 144) Last page : ( 146)
Print ISSN : 2231-5705. Online ISSN : 2231-5713.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2231-5713.2017.00023.X

Current Scenario of Prescription Writing

Mr. Khaire Rahul D.*, Bhosale Mayur, Chechare Dheeraj

PRES College of Pharmacy (D. Pharm), Chincholi-Mohu, Tal-Sinnar, Dist-Nashik.

*Corresponding Author E-mail: rahuldkhaire@gmail.com

Online published on 17 October, 2017.


Prescription writing is one of the difficult tasks performed by the health professionals. A prescription is an instruction from prescriber to a patient as well as pharmacist. Use of proper format for prescription writing ensures appropriate use of drug and helps in minimizing errors. Health professionals must take account of appropriateness, effectiveness, side effects, contraindications and cost when prescribing any medicine. Special care and precautions are needed in prescribing the drugs with abuse potentials to avoid their misuse and to write proper prescription as per format. Every country has its own standards and regulations for prescription writing. This article presents current scenario prescription writing. It may benefit the readers, especially the budding students to ensure the correct format in prescription writing and other relevant aspects.



Prescription, Components of prescription, prescribing errors.


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